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[Canada] New resources to combat contraband tobacco sales

Paying less than $20 for a carton of cigarettes might sound tempting, but unless those smokes are for the intended consumer, hefty fines could follow. Smoke shops across First Nation communities in Ontario legally sell tobacco products that are both ex
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Jan 26, 2016 22:52
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Turkey hikes taxes on cigarettes, alcohol; electricity prices rise

The minimum fixed tax rate on cigarettes rose by five percent.
Reuters
added Jan 2, 2016 16:44
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[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] KUNA : GCC finance ministers approve 100 pct selective tax on tobacco - Min.

Finance ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have given thumbs up for imposing a 100 percent selective tax on tobacco and related products equal to customs duties of these products, Kuwait's Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh has stated.
Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added Nov 8, 2015 21:14
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[Hungary] Lazar: Govt to introduce new tobacco tax

The government will propose the introduction of a new tobacco tax on types of tobacco products especially harmful to health, the government office chief said on Thursday.
MTI Daily Bulletin (hu)
added Oct 31, 2015 21:18
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[Balkans, Eastern Europe] Poland Loses $266 Million Annually Due To Belarusian Contraband Cigarettes

“It is a chain of cigarettes’ supply from Belarus and Ukraine via the Baltic States. This problem is growing, but we are dealing with it,” the words of Slawomir Pichor, Vice Head of Customs Service, are quoted by Informacyjna Agencja Radiowa.
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Oct 23, 2015 07:36
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STATISTICAL REPORT - TOBACCO (PDF)

Reporting Period: July 2015 (Number of Cigarettes & Cigars - Pounds of Pipe, Chewing Tobacco, Roll-Your-Own & Snuff)
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
added Oct 17, 2015 12:41
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[Korea - South] US Experts Think Korean Tobacco is still Underpriced

American health experts argue that the prices of tobacco in Korea are still cheap compared to Koreans’ income levels. Jonathan Samet, director of the Global Health Research Institute at the University of Southern California, said, “I know that the Korean
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jul 17, 2015 11:53
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Time to quit / Even though it is clear how to get people to stop smoking, rates are still rising in many countries—even some in the rich world

Yet everybody now knows how to get people to quit: hike taxes, ban smoking indoors and advertising, publicise the health risks and help smokers to quit. Countries that follow these steps can see smoking rates fall fast: Uruguay’s fell from 33% to 25% in
The Economist
added Jul 9, 2015 15:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Sin tax' cuts cigarette smoking in Philippines

A "sin tax" on cigarettes has sharply cut smoking in the Philippines while also boosting government revenues, the internal revenue chief claimed on Monday. The number of cigarette packs put on store shelves by retailers fell by nearly a third between 2012
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:53
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Nevada Tobacco Tax Increase is Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Nevada’s kids and health that the Legislature has voted to increase the state cigarette tax by $1 per pack. The tobacco tax increase is truly a win-win-win solution for Nevada – a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save li
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:58
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